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Self Care Awareness

 

WHAT IS SELF-CARE?

Self-Care is much bigger than we think.

To describe Self-Care in a single sentence – Self-Care is really just about becoming an advocate for yourself.

Here are a few things that Self-Care encompasses.

• Self-Care is about paying attention to you, your body and your emotions.
• Self-Care is about checking in with yourself in each moment
 Self-Care is setting healthy boundaries
• Self-Care is learning and practicing clear and direct communication
• Self-Care is about learning to appreciate and love yourself
• Self-Care is about living your life with joy… guilt free!

I am aware that this isn't easy ... it requires that we be a bit selfish, something a lot of people have trouble with especially women. Even in the newest generation, I've seen a trend towards care-taking ... of everyone else.

Though less often than in my generation so I guess that is a good thing. Next month I'm going to be working on some self-revelation stuff and finding a healthy balance in life.

BTW I'm back on my Anti-depressants after about a month on a reduced amount. I am hoping I will start to feel more energy soon, I did not like the feeling of being tired all the time.

10 Tips for Self-Care 

  1. Put on your filter – Don’t take everything in
  2. Don’t take ANYTHING personally
  3. Live in the moment – NO regrets or expectations
  4. Perfect the art of saying “NO.”
  5. Give others an opportunity to grow (Butt Out!)
  6. Practice BALANCE in all areas of life
  7. Learn BOUNDARIES – Fences make good neighbors
  8. Don’t let others or things define who you are
  9. Practice Clear & Direct Communication
  10. See things from another perspective

BONUS:    Have gratitude for ALL things – trust that everything is happening in Divine Order!

Remember: Things happen FOR us and not TO us!

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